Welcome to the Fuel Matters Blog

A resource to help you buy and manage fuel better

shale


U.S. Shale to Slow Down

By: Jon Babyak / Posted on: November 7, 2019

U.S. shale production has sustained a years-long boom of rapid growth, but that appears to be coming to an end sooner rather than later.  Following a mixed bag of earnings reports from shale executives, the common belief is that the growth frenzy is slowing down and coming to an end.  According to World Oil, “The key challenge for producers now is to meet investors’ new focus on return of capital.  This comes at a time when companies are facing a prolonged period of lower prices and when access to financing from capital markets has become difficult.”

Read More

Sleepy Shale

By: Pam Corn / Posted on: April 3, 2019

The fall in oil prices at the end of last year combined with pressure from investors has led to a slowdown in the U.S. shale industry. 

Read More

Going Down?

By: Pam Corn / Posted on: December 19, 2018

Oil prices fell more than 1% yesterday hitting 14 month lows after reports of an increase in U.S. inventories along with surging shale output.

Read More

The Land of Enchantment

By: Matt Reese / Posted on: September 19, 2018

The Bureau of Land Management, under the Department of the Interior, held a two-day auction on 142 parcels of land in New Mexico at the beginning of September. The results from this single sale has surpassed their sales numbers from all transactions in 2017 combined. The land lease sale of nearly US $1 billion will provide ample land to further boost the already growing oil production in the state. 

Read More

Pipeline Bottlenecks

By: Jon Babyak / Posted on: June 6, 2018

Shale production is surging in the United States, however it’s surging into pipeline bottlenecks, creating mass delivery issues. Pipeline shortages are having a particularly frustrating effect in Oklahoma and in the Texas Permian Basin, forcing some companies to truck barrels up to 500 miles in order to get it to the gulf coast. These bottlenecks are expected to last until 2019, or even 2020, and combined with a tight labor market for drivers, there is a finite limit to the amount of crude that could be used to help stabilize the international market.

Read More

Guttman Energy Daily Market Update Disclaimer – The information contained in this market update is derived from sources believed to be reliable; however this update could include technical inaccuracies or typographical errors and Guttman Energy does not guarantee the accuracy, completeness or reliability of this update. FURTHERMORE, THIS UPDATE IS PROVIDED "AS IS," WHERE IS, WITH ALL FAULTS AND WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY OR CONDITION OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY. GUTTMAN ENERGY ALSO SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMS ALL EXPRESS AND IMPLIED WARRANTIES. YOU USE THIS UPDATE AT YOUR SOLE RISK. This update and any view or comment expressed herein are provided for informational purposes only and should not be interpreted in any way as recommendation or inducement to buy or sell products, commodity futures or options contracts.

Subscribe to our blog

Price Feed

Stay up-to-date on current fuel prices and market trends with our NYMEX price feed (15 minute delay to the live market).

© 2018 Market data provided and hosted by Barchart Market Data Solutions. Fundamental company data provided by Morningstar and Zacks Investment Research. Information is provided 'as-is' and solely for informational purposes, not for trading purposes or advice, and is delayed. To see all exchange delays and terms of use please see disclaimer.

Categories

RSS FEED

feed-icon-28x28.png
Contact Us